Explore Mission Viejo, CA

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Which is Better, a Foreclosure or Short Sale to Buy Again?       The question always comes up, "Is it better to do a short sale than go through foreclosure?" The circumstances that lead up to the loss play a roll in the final answer along with the timing of how soon someone can purchase another h...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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CASTA DEL SOL INFORMATION Located In Mission Viejo, CA 23 active homes available today 14 in backup 3 pending Prices Range:   $300K - $590K Association Dues Range:  $308 Year Built Range:  1972 to 1987 1920 homes sights within the gates Gated:  Human Gate Guarded Home Styles:  Single Family deta...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Summer is a great time of year here is South Orange County.  Sunny warm cool evenings and nights.  Have you ever thought how great a place this truly is.  Others have to live with humidity, super hot temps. and hot at night as well.  The weather alone is worth any other problems we may face.  The...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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I need some help.  As a real estate agent in this market it is thinner than it has been in the past so I am looking for buyer and seller who are thinking of purchasing a home or investing in a home in the next 2 months.  Please contact me.  Thanks Tim.

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Ok today in the newspaper we saw indications that there is a brighter yr. than last yr.  in the last 4 weeks according to the statistics those 3 areas have show significant positive change.  The change was that the percentages have gone up in the number of sales and in the actual number of sales....

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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If you are about to have your loan adjust you can talk to your lender and see if they will give you a simple new low interest home loan or modify your loan.  If you have equity in your home and you have been thinking about moving up size of home or neighborhood. Now is the time! Understand that y...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Ok I've around Real Estate all my life my grandfather sold Real Estate in Los Angeles.  My father in South Orange.  I've seen recessions and slow downs and how they can have a negative effect on the market.  This is a strange market. It is very active from 0 to $600,000 with multiple offers on ho...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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I have an idea! Remember when builders of new houses had held Lotteries to pick your house. Why don't we get the banks to do this, for the lower priced houses that have multiple offers on them. This way some of the FHA first time buyers would have a chance at getting a house. The bank sets the pr...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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Just did a check on how the market in my area is doing. I work out of Mission Viejo, CA Population is over 95,000 Total Active on the market        6/17//09- - 169 detached houses.               7/18/09- - 170 detached houses. Short Sale Active        6/17/09- -42 out of 169                      ...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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Article in today's Orange County's Register business section written by Jeff Collins, that there were 135 offers on one property in just 3 days. Are there crazy people out there? You bet there are! The highest price during housing boom, for  this house was $760,000 and was offered now at $386,100...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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Fourth of July Street Faire & Fireworks Spectacular Saturday, July 4 12:00p to 9:30p at Olympiad Road between Marguerite Parkway and Melinda Road, Mission Viejo, CA Held yearly on Olympiad Road and in the area adjoining Lake Mission Viejo, this Faire provides a classic Fourth of July celebration ...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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This is a reblog and I apologize to those who have read it before. To those who haven't read it, it contains helpful information. Bridging the price gap between home buyers and sellers can be a challenge in today's market. Sellers, many of whom have a hard time accepting that their home has lost ...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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(4) DON'T Wait much longer to get into the Real Estate Market Your agent should show you everything available that meets your requirements. Don't make a decision on a house until you feel that you've seen enough to pick the best one. Go to the Multiple Listing computer with your agent to make sur...

By Mike Pahua, Orange County Short Sale Realtor
(Orange County Real Estate)
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View all the Mission Viejo Foreclosures. Search addresses, map the properties, view pictures and virtual tours. No cost with easy registration. Updated every 4 hours. Mission Viejo (anglicized pronunciation IPA: /ˈmɪʃən viːˈeɪhoʊ/) is a city located in southern Orange County, California in the Sa...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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Where is the market going for S. Orange County? What can we read into the Statistics? I have been doing a report each month since Feb 19th, showing how many detached houses were available each month in Mission Viejo, breaking them down into; number of defaults, short sale, REOs and equity sellers...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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Just did a check on how the market in my area is doing. I work out of Mission Viejo, CA Population is over 95,000 Total Active on the market        5/19//09- - 189 detached houses.               6/17/09- - 169 detached houses. Short Sale Active        5/19/09- -49 out of 189                      ...

By Ann Urias, Your Real Estate Concierge
(Aston Group - Orange County Real Estate)
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Successful Mission Viejo Short Sale!!! The seller purchased the home 3 years ago for $ 488,000 and never refinanced. The Mortgage was behind 2 months when the sellers listed the home with Ann Urias. They had two mortgages 1st $ 412,000  2nd $76,000 We received an offer for $337,000 FHA LOAN The 1...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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It is time for Lake Mission Viejo to start it's summer concert program. Member of the Lake Association may attend for FREE! This is one of the most enjoyable inexpensive evenings you can do with your family. Bring the blankets or beach chairs to sit on the grass while the kids play in the water, ...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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   I used the two cities of Mission Viejo and Lake Forest, combining the number of units, to show what is going on in South Orange County. The first chart is showing the units under contract for the last 25 months. As you can see we have increased the of units under contract by almost double for ...

By Ann Urias, Your Real Estate Concierge
(Aston Group - Orange County Real Estate)
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